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Made to Crave – Defeating The Sugar Demon with God

I recently purchased the book “Made to Crave” when I saw a friend recommended it on Facebook. It sat on a shelf for a while, then in the all-purpose bag I take with me to work and everywhere else, and … Continue reading

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Five miles. FIVE. MILES!

And the blessings just keep on coming. This Saturday, I took part in the annual St. Louis St. Patrick’s Day Parade Run. As late as Friday night, I really didn’t want to go. I don’t run regularly – I mean, … Continue reading

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“10 burpees for saying I can’t”

Tonight, I surprised myself. These League WODs have scared the heck out of me. The first two, I just did horribly. During them both, I wanted to cry. I wanted to quit, but I don’t quit.  Tonight, we had no … Continue reading

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Wedding Dress Sentimentality

This weekend, we looked at everything piled on our dining room table and agreed: “It’s time to clean out some things.” We went through old mail, old church bulletins, old newspapers. Some of the things are nestled there temporarily, waiting … Continue reading

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Paleo Challenge and League Almost Over – And A Triumph!

Well. It’s Day 28 of the Paleo Challenge at our gym. It’s Day 6 of Lent. I think I’m probably strict-ish paleo, but not Whole30 because my chocolate avocado pudding has vanilla in it, which has a teensy bit of … Continue reading

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Being Last

Two Thursdays ago, I completed WOD 1 for our Crossfit League. It was a snatch ladder. The first rung on the ladder was 35 pounds, 30 reps. No problem. Turned those out in no time at all. Second rung: 55 … Continue reading

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Day 5 Done…Not Without Bumps In the Road

Well. I’ve made it through five days of my Whole30. How do I feel right now? Partially pleased, and partially disappointed. I’m pleased because I’ve made it through five days. It hasn’t been easy. I’ve been tired and exceptionally weepy, … Continue reading

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